Meet Ellen Marie Bae. The Long Beach-based artist is a self-proclaimed breakfast burrito enthusiast and reluctant cat mom, whose illustrations are both witty and charming, and succinctly tell a story using her simply featured characters.
Artist Noah Lyon constitutes art. With the intuitive wherewithal to pull it off, Lyon frames our collective socio-political dysfunction, highlighting our woes with acute hope and humor evocative of change rather than digital fixes.
Luka Fisher is like an unofficial mayor of the Los Angeles underground. He's usually working on an innumerable list of projects and collaborations with the city's edgiest and most forward-thinking musicians and artists, and if need be, can act as the connective glue between you and just about anyone in LA's creative realm. We premiere his debut EP "Sleep Gallery" and talk about working in a range of media and eradicating double standards in art.
Between her homeland of Canada and the warmth that is California, Tallulah Fontaine creates on a reflective level, steadying nature, reality and the precarious. In delicate liquid-spread watercolors and dark, bold linage, life's tangles collapse, clearing room for the appreciation of existence.
Most often, What you see is what you get is an unnerving concept; unless it’s in reference to artist Dominic Kesterton, in which case, it’s a delightful surprise. Bold and fervent, Kesterton manifests in each of his illustrations and publications as the unfiltered creator, offering himself and his craft in even unison.
Style is one of those things that can be dangerous; It can go in and out of fashion or date quickly. What's most important is creating imagery that has quirk over and above aesthetic. Tim Lahan's images have exactly that.
From behind the lens of his 4×5, photographer Trevor Powers takes stills of life’s trivialized moments—those brief, familiar instances of beauty we so often overlook. Located in Western Mass via Vermont via Boston via Texas, Powers observes, clicks and prints photographs of his living, breathing surroundings.